Attitudes to work are firmly lodged at the centre of any discussion about freedom. I was recently involved in such a discussion with some friends and the overwhelming feeling was one of stuckness. I know that’s not a word but it describes what was being communicated very well. It started with just one person raising… Continue reading work


Today I’ve been thinking about money, work, freedom and being idle. The preachers of Capitalism have made “idle” a dirty word and they promise us that if we work hard, we will get well paid and have freedom to do what we want; in other words money=freedom. Well, if you want to get by in… Continue reading idle


We think too much and that’s a major downside of being human; we think too much about how we got here, what we are here for and how we can get a Range Rover Sport like Richard’s next door. We save up for the good times, as if we can be sure the good times… Continue reading balance